Info: 100 Veg. Capsules, 450 mg each
Cascara Sagrada, also known as sacred bark (from the Rhamnus purshiana [Rhamnaceae] tree), was first introduced to Spanish explorers during the sixteenth century by North American Indians. It has traditionally been used as a laxative to treat constipation, but also has potential applications for Colon Disorders, Liver Problems, and Poor Digestion. It can produce a soft or formed stool and stimulate peristalsis (the colon muscles' squeezing action) within about eight hours.
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Ingredients:450 mg of Cascara Sagrada (Rhamnus purshiana) (Bark) per capsule.
Non- medicinal ingredients: Veg. capsule (hypromellose, water), Stearic Acid (vegetable source).
Contains no: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Suggested Usage:For Adults and Children age 12 and up: Take 2 capsules daily, with water or juice on an empty stomach. Allow 6 to 12 hours for laxative effect to occur. Do not use within 2 hours of another medicine. Do not exceed recommended dose. Not for use more than 7 consecutive days. Store in a cool, dry place.
Warnings:Do not use if you if you are pregnant or nursing, or have abdominal pain, nausea, fever, vomiting, hemorrhoids, a chronic gastrointestinal disorder, or are taking thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, licorice root, or other drugs that may aggravate electrolyte imbalance. Consult a health care provider prior to use if you have a kidney disorder or are taking heart medications. Reduce dose or discontinue use if abdominal cramps, spasms &/or pain occur. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist. Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80003202.